Category Archives: Sights

THE JOHN LENNON WALL

The legendary John Lennon Wall in Prague is a top tourist attraction and a fantastic photo opportunity. Situated in Mala Strana, this historic wall has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and a collection of lyrics from Beatles’ songs since the 1980’s. The wall is an incredibly ‘cool’ place to visit for any music fan, and also comes with a rather interesting historical background…

The wall first became a political canvas in 1948, when people began challenging the communist takeover by covering the wall in protest phrases and symbols.Read more...

CHRISTMAS IN PRAGUE

One of the most exciting times of year to travel to Prague is Christmas, when the city transforms into a magical wonderland of festive joy, with Christmas markets galore serving hearty food and local beverages. Christmas in Prague traditionally starts following the Feast of Mikulas on December 6th, however you will see twinkly lights appearing all over the city around mid November.

Prague at Christmas is a special place, its when the shop windows are bright with sparkling lights, and big, beautiful Christmas trees adorning the town squares.… Read more...

PRAGUE CASTLE

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St. Vitus Cathedral

Prague Castle, founded in the 9th Century, is an ancient symbol of the Czech lands, and stands as the largest medieval castle in Europe with an area of almost 70,000 m² (roughly the size of 7 football pitches!) The castle has been a seat to the likes of kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia, and is currently the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic.

Built and renovated across 13 centuries, this incredible complex includes churches, gardens and royal residences, including the infamous St.… Read more...